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Print Indexes

When a database does not cover the earlier years that you need it to, then you may need to use the print index version of it.

Print Indexes covering the 1800's

TITLE START YEAR END YEAR
New York Times Index 1851 2014
Nineteenth Century Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature 1890 1899
Poole's Index to Periodical Literature 1802 1907

Databases with Indexing Before 1900

There are also two databases that are particularly useful when searching for articles published prior to the twentieth century.  They are: